Dana is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 581 people and just one neighborhood, Dana is the 375th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Dana was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Dana, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.53% of Dana’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Dana is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dana who work in office and administrative support (12.07%), law enforcement and fire fighting (9.91%) and healthcare suport services (8.62%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Dana’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Dana has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Dana a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Dana doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.